### Abstract

Processor-time-optimal algorithms are presented for several image and graph problems on a parallel architecture that combines an orthogonally accessed memory with a linear array structure. The organization has p processors and a memory of size Θ(n^{2}) locations. The number of processors p can vary over a wide range while providing processor-time-optimal algorithms for sorting and for several problems from graph theory, computational geometry, and image analysis. Sorting and geometric problems can be solved in O((n^{2}/p) log n + n) time, which is optimal for p in the range [1, n log n]. Graph and image problems can be solved in O(n^{2}/p + n^{1/2}) time, which is optimal for p in the range [1, n^{3/2}]. The algorithms implemented on the proposed architecture have processor-time products superior to those of the mesh and pyramid computer algorithms.

Original language | English |
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Title of host publication | Proc 3 Symp Front Massively Parallel Comput Frontiers 90 |

Publisher | Publ by IEEE |

Pages | 278-281 |

Number of pages | 4 |

ISBN (Print) | 0818620536 |

Publication status | Published - 1 Dec 1990 |

Externally published | Yes |

Event | Proceedings of the 3rd Symposium on the Frontiers of Massively Parallel Computation - Frontiers '90 - College Park, MD, USA Duration: 8 Oct 1990 → 10 Oct 1990 |

### Other

Other | Proceedings of the 3rd Symposium on the Frontiers of Massively Parallel Computation - Frontiers '90 |
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City | College Park, MD, USA |

Period | 8/10/90 → 10/10/90 |

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### ASJC Scopus subject areas

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*Proc 3 Symp Front Massively Parallel Comput Frontiers 90*(pp. 278-281). Publ by IEEE.

**Optimal processor-time tradeoffs on massively parallel memory-based architectures.** / Alnuweiri, Hussein; Prasanna Kumar, V. K.

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*Proc 3 Symp Front Massively Parallel Comput Frontiers 90.*Publ by IEEE, pp. 278-281, Proceedings of the 3rd Symposium on the Frontiers of Massively Parallel Computation - Frontiers '90, College Park, MD, USA, 8/10/90.

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